THE SAND TRAPPING TRENCH AS A COUNTERMEASURE TO CONTROL WIND-BLOWN SAND ON BEACHES

Shintaro Hotta, Katsumori Hatanaka, Hiroyoshi Tanaka, Kiyoshi Horikawa

Abstract


The sand trapping trench for controlling wind-blown sand is proposed and general functioning, evaluation of sand trapping efficiency, process of trench development, and usage methods are descrived.

Keywords


wind blown sand; sand trapping; sand trapping trench

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